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VINCI Facilities to upgrade homes for New World Housing Association

VINCI Facilities has won a contract to complete upgrade work to a block of flats on behalf of New World Housing Association which own and manage over 300 homes throughout South London.

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Self-emptying litterbin system given green light for global launch

The UK's only underground vacuum waste management system, Envac, has globally launched its latest sustainable offering to the built environment ǃ

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Challenging landscape for integrated facilities management

A new report has cast doubts over the continued growth of integrated facilities management in the UK as public sector organisations battle to reduce core costs and cancel outsourced contracts to realise identified savings. However, it is not all doom and gloom for integrated service offerings...

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New guide helps businesses sustainably manage water

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and SustainAbility today released Water for Business. It is the first guide specifically designed for businesses to help them identify the water tools and initiatives most suitable for their business needs and environmental sustainability. This online guide will help businesses use water more effectively and support their efforts in adopting more sustainable solutions in partnership with other stakeholders.

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Milton Keynes Council seeks savings as it moves Mouchel contract back in-house

Milton Keynes Council has announced a radical 'restructuring' of its 12-year contract with infrastructure and business services group Mouchel, which began in 2004.

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MOD short-lists trio of potential infrastructure partners

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), the Ministry Of Defence's (MOD) property and services provider, has selected three consortia to continue to the next stage of the competition to potentially become its private sector business partner.

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Norland’s data centre pedigree supports Ark’s growth

Norland, one of the UK's fastest-growing facilities management companies has announced the renewal of a contract to continue providing technical maintenance, white space fit-out and engineering services as well as wider data centre facilities management to Ark Continuity Limited.

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A measured success as GWS extends Agilent Technologies contract for a third time

Johnson Controls Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS), a leading provider of facilities, corporate real estate and energy management to many of the world's largest companies, has signed a new global contract with Agilent Technologies Inc. The third-generation contract for Agilent Technologies, a global measurement company, extends the companies' relationship to 2017.

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Carillion launch staff initiative in support of Gas Safety Week

Carillion is undertaking a campaign to raise awareness of gas safety in the home to its 13,000 employees in support of national Gas Safety Week.

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Rollright acquired by HSG Zander

Rollright Facilities Ltd, the UK-based facilities management service provider has been acquired by HSG Zander, the facility services branch of German stock-listed Corporate Bilfinger Berger, a leading international engineering and services group.

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